Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.